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Gastronomy

Michelin Guide: Fani gains a star

There are 12 Michelin-starred restaurants in Luxembourg.

Le prestigieux guide Michelin a officiellement révélé son classement 2018. Dans son édition Belgique-Luxembourg les meilleurs restaurants des deux pays voisins sont répertoriés. Dans la liste des étoilés figure désormais un nouveau nom. Le restaurant Fani à Roeser, qui sert une cuisine italienne très raffinée et généreuse, est distinguée d’une étoile cette année.

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Festivals and traditions

The Christmas markets in Luxembourg City open on 22 November

From late November to January 2018, the "Winterlights" season will bring a wonderfully festive atmosphere to the capital. Of the many activities and events on offer for all the family, the Christmas markets remain a firm favourite.

Over a hundred wooden chalets spread across the city's Christmas markets will be selling handicrafts, clothes, toys, accessories and plenty of delicious culinary specialities to suit all tastes – from the traditional "Gromperekichelchen" to more exotic flavours from far-flung destinations.

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ICT

The Grand Duchy is among the trendsetters with regard to open data

The open data managers at the European Commission have just published the results of their 2017 analysis on the EU's progress in the area of open data.

The managers of the European open data portal, operated by the European Commission, have just published the results of their 2017 analysis on the progress of European Union countries in the area of open data.

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Employment and work

The 'Quality of work Index Luxembourg' (Qow) looks at our well-being in relation to work

This 5th edition of the national survey "Quality of work Index" reaches a nuanced conclusion: yes, technology allows greater productivity but at the expense of mental health of the employees.

The 'Quality of work Index Luxembourg' (Qow) is a survey, carried out annually since 2013, that makes it possible to collect data on working conditions and the quality of employment in the Grand Duchy.

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Culture

Book lovers will meet at 'Walfer Bicherdeeg'

The 23rd 'Walfer Bicherdeeg' book fair organised each year by the municipality of Walferdange will be held from 18 to 19 November at the Centre culturel Prince Henri.

This is one of the biggest cultural events in the Grand Duchy. Each year the 'Walfer Bicherdeeg' (Walferdange Book Days) attract book fans – who come from the four corners of Luxembourg and the Greater Region – for a good overview of what's new in literature in the region. The theme chosen for this edition is creativity as a driver of innovation, or as 'the most individual way to share one's personality with the rest of the world' according to the organisers.

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Great ideas for the weekend

Going out this weekend – our good ideas!

The editorial team at luxembourg.lu has selected six great things to do this weekend. On your own, with your family or with friends – the choice is yours.

Looking for some good ideas to make the most of your weekend? Our team have selected some fun events to try out this weekend. So have a seat – here's our list!

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Equal opportunities

Luxembourg goes orange

The Grand-Duchy is participating in 'Orange Week' to voice its opposition to violence against women

From 19 to 26 November 2017, Luxembourg will participate for the first time in 'Orange Week', an event devoted to combatting violence against women. The aim is to raise public awareness about legal, professional, political and economic situation of women throughout the world.

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Aerospace industry

The space industry meets in Luxembourg

On 16 and 17 November 2017, the first European edition of the NewSpace conference will take place in Kirchberg.

Together with the Space Frontier Foundation, the Ministry of the Economy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is organising the NewSpace conference. This is the first time the famous event will bring together major players in the commercial space industry outside the USA. Under the slogan 'New Frontiers of Opportunity', the conference creates a place to exchange ideas, meet and find economic opportunities for players in the space industry.

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Quality of life

The 'PIBien-être' measures quality of life in Luxembourg

The well-being indicator records improvements in the areas of the environment, income and wealth, education and social connections.

How is the quality of life in the Grand Duchy? The 'PIBien-être' (or Luxembourg Index of Well-Being), developed thanks to a partnership between Statec, the Conseil économique et social (Economic and Social Council) and the Conseil supérieur pour un développement durable (Higher Council for Sustainable Development), goes beyond economics statistics and other Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures, to concentrate more on the points that define individual quality of life.

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  • Updated 22-11-2017